AC: Alphacrucis College

Associate Professor Shane Clifton
PhD, BTh (Hons), BEc


Profile photo for Shane Clifton
Associate Professor Shane Clifton
Dean of Theology

Shane is a member of the Faculty of Theology, and specialises in the following areas: Theology.

Biography

Shane is married to Elly, and together they are the parents of three boys, Jeremy, Jacob and Lachlan.  In addition to his roles as Chair of the Academic Board and Dean of Theology, Shane is the editor of Australasian Pentecostal Studies journal. In October 2010 Shane suffered a serious accident that left a quadriplegic. He is an occasional blogger, and has also written about some of his experiences since the accident - see http://shaneclifton.com/

Research Interests

Disability, Virtue Ethics, Ecclesiology, Pentecostal Studies

Academic Qualifications

2005

PhD (Australian Catholic University)

2001

BTh (Hons) (Sydney College of Divinity)

1992

BEc (Macquarie University)

Selected Publications

Book — Published in 2015

Citation: Shane Clifton (2015). Husbands Should Not Break: a Memoir about the Pursuit of Happiness after Spinal Cord Injury. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.

Read more here… (external link)

Book — Published in 2009

Citation: Neil Ormerod and Shane Clifton (2009). Globalization and the Mission of the Church. London: T&T Clark.

Read more here… (external link)

Book — Published in 2009

Citation: Shane Clifton (2009). Pentecostal Churches in Transition: Analysing the developing ecclesiology of the Assemblies of God in Australia. Global Pentecostal & Charismatic Studies Series, Boston: Brill.

Read more here… (external link)

Book — Published in 2009

Citation: Shane Clifton and Jacqueline Grey (eds) (2009). Raising Women Leaders: Perspectives in Liberating Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Contexts. Sydney: APS.

Read more here… (external link)

Book chapter — Published in 2009

Citation: Shane Clifton (2009). Raising Women Leaders In Shane Clifton and Jacqueline Grey, Sexism and the Demonic in Church Life and Mission (pp. 51-79). .

Book chapter — Published in 2009

Citation: Shane Clifton (2009). In William A. Dyrness and Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Australian Theology (pp. ). Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP.

Book chapter — Published in 2014

Citation: Shane Clifton (2014). Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics In Paul Oslington, Free-Market Religion: a Pentecostal Approach to Economics (pp. 263-281). Oxford: OUP.

Book chapter — Published in 2009

Citation: Shane Clifton (2009). he Spirit Renews the Face of the Earth: Pentecostal Forays in Science and Theology of Creation In Amos Yong, Preaching the ‘Full Gospel’ in the Context of Global Environmental Crisis (pp. 117-134). Eugene, Ore.: Pickwick Press.

Read more here… (external link)

Book chapter — Published in 2015

Citation: Shane Clifton (2015). Global Renewal Christianity: Spirit Empowered Movements past, Present, and Future, V1: Asia and Oceana In Amos Yong, Australian Pentecostalism: Origins, Developments, and Trends (pp. 163-173). Florida: Charisma House.

Journal article — Published in 2015

Citation: Shane Clifton (2015). NDIS, the disabled voice, and the church. St Mark's Review, No. 232, 65-80.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Shane Clifton (2012). Ecumenism from the bottom up. Journal of Ecumenical Studies, 47.4, 576-592.

Journal article — Published in 2014

Citation: Shane Clifton (2014). Grieving My Broken Body: An Autoethnographic Account of Spinal Cord Injury as an Experience of Grief. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36.21, 1823-1829.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2013

Citation: Shane Clifton (2013). Spinal-Cord Injury and the Joy of Work. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, 16.4, 377-390.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2013

Citation: Shane Clifton (2013). Happiness and Spinal-Cord Injury: A Journey through Traditions of Virtue to Positive Psychology. ournal of Religion Disability and Health, 17.4.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2014

Citation: Shane Clifton (2014). The Dark Side of Prayer for Healing: Toward a Theology of Well-Being. Pneuma, 36, 204-225.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2008

Citation: Shane Clifton (2008). Pentecostals and Politics. Asian Journal of Pentecostal of Pentecostal Studies, 11.1, 229-244.

Journal article — Published in 2007

Citation: Shane Clifton (2007). The Spirit and Doctrinal Development: A functional analysis of the Traditional Pentecostal Doctrine of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit. Pneuma, 29, 4-22.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2007

Citation: Shane Clifton (2007). Pentecostal Ecclesiology: A Methodological Proposal for a Diverse Movement. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 15.2, 231-232.

Journal article — Published in 2006

Citation: Shane Clifton (2006). Pragmatic Ecclesiology: The Apostolic Revolution and the Ecclesiology of the Assemblies of God in Australia. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, 9, 23-47.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2006

Citation: Shane Clifton (2006). Pentecostal Hermeneutics: an Open and Creative Approach. eOkonomia, 1.

Read more here… (external link)

Journal article — Published in 2015

Citation: Shane Clifton (2015). Disability, theodicy, and fragility. Theological Studies, 76.4.

Conference paper — Published in 2013

Citation: Shane Clifton (2013). Virtue Ethics and Disability. Paper presented at the Theology, Disability, and the People of God, Laidlaw College, Auckland, .

Conference paper — Published in 2011

Citation: Shane Clifton (2011). Rethinking Pentecostal Ecumenism. Paper presented at the Society of Pentecostal Studies, San Francisco, .

Conference paper — Published in 2009

Citation: Shane Clifton (2009). Empowering Pentecostal Women. Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Theological Association, Sydney, .


Contact Shane

If you’d like to contact Shane, you can use the form below.

If you’d like a reply, please include your return email address in the box provided.

Optional

captcha